Office of the Registrar

FAQs

Graduation

  • When should you file?
    You should file by the deadlines posted. See your academic and major advisors to review requirements.
  • What should you do if you receive a letter from this office?
    Follow the instructions and follow-up to make certain the problem has been corrected. Bring the letter with you so you can speak to the auditor who sent the letter or call the number on the letter.
  • How soon can I get proof of graduation?
    You cannot get a finalized transcript until the day after graduation. We do keep a priority list. Most records are finalized in one month.
  • How do I find out about the graduation ceremony?
    In April, the Vice President of Student Affairs sends out a mailer with information regarding the graduation ceremony. The website also explains the day's events and procedures. There are no tickets and January, June and September graduates are invited to participate.
  • Do I have to attend the ceremony?
    Although the ceremony is not required filing for graduation is mandatory. You worked hard so come celebrate with your friends, family, and professors.

Student Records

  • How do I View My Grades?
    Check View My Grades.
  • Can I have a copy of my transcript from other schools?
    We do not issue copies of official transcripts from other institutions.
  • How do I change my address?
    Click on View/Add Addresses. You may also change your address in Shuster Hall, Rm. 106.
  • How do I change/correct my name?
    Name changes must be done in person. Go to Shuster Hall, Rm. 106.

Semester Information

  • When is a grade of "WD" and/or "W" assigned to a course?
    If you drop a course during the first week of classes, the course will be deleted from your transcript. If you drop a course during the 2nd and 3rd week of classes, a grade of WD will be assigned to the course. The "WD" grade will not affect your GPA. If you drop a course during the withdrawal period, a grade of “W” will be assigned to the course. The "W" grade will not affect your GPA.
  • How do I add or drop a course?
    To add a course, click on "Enroll Classes." To drop a course, click on "Drop Classes."
  • Do I have to inform the instructor when dropping or withdrawing from a course?
    No, the instructor will know when he/she gets the grade roster.
  • How do I get a grade changed?
    Students dissatisfied with the grade awarded in a course must first contact the instructor of that course. It is the instructor's sole judgment that determines the grade recorded with the Office of the Registrar. Viewt a current copy of the Lehman College Bulletin for details and limitations on the grade appeal process.
  • How can I get my TAP if I have accumulated 60 credits and declared a major past the deadline?
    Once a student fails to declare a major on or before a deadline, he/she loses TAP for that particular semester. There are no exceptions.
  • How do I receive an Enrollment Verification Letter?
    Students may visit Shuster Hall, Rm. 112 for information.

Last modified: Apr 2, 2014

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